Literally millions and millions of players want to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short list of 4 of the more well known "nice pros" of the game. Granted "nice" is connected with their names when you are at a poker table it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have removed you out of the game!
In 2004, his tournament winnings amounted to in the region of $4.4 million and he attained two highly admired awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In Feb Two Thousand and Six he was appointed Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to talk to his admirers about how they might improve their own game.
Called "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has allowed him to make an educational video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also hosting a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life time winnings surpass $2.7 million.
Scott is one of the busiest players in professional poker and from 2000 to Two Thousand and Four he ranked in the money in excess of one hundred events. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also credited with the term "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a particularly bad beat. As of 2006, his career winnings are almost six million dollars.
Chris has won five WSOP titles with two of his successes coming in 2003. Has the alias "Jesus" as a result of his characteristic long hair and beard, along with his ability to throw cards fast enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total poker tournament winnings exceeded five million dollars.